Lucas Bergstrom set to complete League One loan move » Chelsea News

We reported yesterday that Lucas Bergstrom was close to a loan move, and today it’s been announced in the Peterborough Telegraph that he will join the Posh in League One this year.

The towering 6 foot 7 goalie has impressed in Chelsea’s youth ranks after signing as a 16 year old, and now gets to play proper league football.

It will be a massive step up for Bergstrom, but the recent successes of his peers like Nathan Baxter at the same level will give him big confidence he can succeed there.

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It also explains why Chelsea are being so heavily linked with other teenage goalkeepers – including Eddie Beach of Southampton and Gabriel Slonina of Chicago Fire – to replace Bergstrom as development squad keeper and fourth choice reserve for the first team.

Good luck Lucas – becoming a starting goalie in the Football League is always a tricky step up, but he’s certainly got the talent to make it stick.

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